Local veterans honored with an appreciation dinner in Killdeer

Staff Report Dozens of people came to the Ezra Barrows Post 46 of the American Legion Tuesday evening for a meal to appreciate the veterans who have served their country in uniform over many years. Some of the veterans retired…
Killdeer students show their musical skills off Broadway

Staff Report It was a tribute to the famous “Great White Way” that started and ended with a Chirus Line. In between, junior high and high school students took the audience on a tour of Broadway era. “One Hundred Years…
Killdeer closes regular season with Trinity loss

The Killdeer Cowboys closed out the regular season Tuesday in Dickinson with a 3-0 loss to the Titans. The hosts won the first set 25-6, the second set by a 25-15 margin, and closed out the contest, 25-9 . The…
Cowboys make mark in regional volleyball stats

Killdeer’s Madi Wilhelm is the regional leader in digs with a total of 365 and averaging 5.21 per set. But Mott-Regent had the next three with the highest averages led by Kiara Koepplin (292 and .456), Maryjane Mayer (220 and…
Dakota Datebook

Bumper Ballots written by Jayme L. Job November 7, 2019 — A strangely unique political ploy was reported from Bottineau on this day in 1910. The ploy was enacted by the Democratic headquarters that city, and was discovered and reported…
Country Neighbors – Fall 2019

View the online version of our Fall 2019 Country Neighbors publication here!   Just click in the center of the image below to view.  
Rainfall record set in September with October on a similar track

This year’s harvest season has been unusually tough on local producers. Ceaseless rains and snowstorms have caused many headaches for farmers across the southwest North Dakota region. By Frank Turner Country Media Although producers don’t usually wish away the rain,…
Aggies jump visiting Cowboys, 47-7

Staff Report The Velva Aggies got to buck off the upset hopes of Killdeer early in Saturday’s first round of the football playoffs. Playing in front of a home crowd, the Aggies were impatient, taking a 7-0 before many of…
Killdeer runner barely misses top 10 finish at state meet

Staff Report Killdeer sophomore Owen Duttenhefner just missed a top 10 finish in Saturday’s state championship cross country meet in Minot. Duttenhefner placed 11th in the race, just three seconds from 10th place. The top two teams in the west…
Killdeer escapes upset try in Mott

Two points. In the fifth set of Monday’s battle between Mott-Regent and Killdeer, that is what decided the victor at Mott Armory. On an evening when the winless Wildfire stunned the visiting Cowboys with a 25-20 victory in the first…
Land ownership program scheduled twice in November at Legion post

Anyone interested in land ownership will have an opportunity to learn more about it during a pilot program called Land 101 that North Dakota State University Extension’s Dunn County office is hosting in November. Land 101 will be held at…
Being in the dark can cause health problems

By Julie Garden-Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist NDSU Extension We’ve reached the point in autumn when many of us leave home for work in the dark and return to our homes in the dark. We are not necessarily working on…
Dakota Datebook

State Mill and Elevator written by Merry Helm October 30, 2019 — On this date in 1922, Governor Rangvold Nestos pushed a button that officially started the machinery of the soon-to-be-completed North Dakota Mill and Elevator in downtown Grand Forks.…
Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct. 31 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Halloween Carnival at the High Plains Community Center, 194 Central Ave. S in Killdeer. There will be dinner, prizes, Trunk or Treat and games. The event is being hosted by the Killdeer…
Bulldog harriers sweep for region titles, runners go to state meet

Teams prep for State Championships in Minot Saturday   Staff Report The Bowman County Bulldogs made themselves feel at home Saturday in the West Regional Cross County Championships at the New Town Public Golf Course by sweeping both the boys…
Cowboys’ narrow loss still leads team into state playoffs

Staff Report When time ran out Oct.16 in Richardton, the Killdeer playoff dreams appeared to be dead. The Cowboys had been shut out for three quarters before a late rally ended with a 13-12 loss. The visitors from Killdeer had…